AMERICANA SINGER-SONGWRITER MELVERN TAYLOR SIGNS PUBLISHING DEAL WITH PRIMARY WAVE MUSIC PUBLISHING
CHICAGO, IL, April 2007— Melvern Taylor and Primary Wave Music Publishing are pleased to announce the signing of a publishing deal.
Primary Wave has acquired the rights to Melvern Taylor’s most recent release, Fabuloso, as well as his past two releases Handsome Bastard and Spider and the Barfly. The deal includes licensing, placement, soundtracks and commercial opportunities.
“I trust the guys at Primary Wave to take my music to the next level and am excited about the opportunities that this relationship presents,” said Melvern Taylor.
“We are honored to welcome Melvern Taylor to our exclusive artist roster. With his great ukulele hooks and innate talent for songwriting, Mel’s unique sound grabbed me immediately. ” said Justin Shukat, GM and partner of Primary Wave.
“I’m thrilled that Primary Wave Music Publishing believes in Melvern Taylor and am ecstatic that they will be representing his publishing on a global level,” said Jeff Sodikoff, president of Platform One Entertainment, who manages Taylor. “I have incredible respect for Larry Mestel, Justin Shukat and the rest of the Primary Wave team.”